A major city in the state of Karnataka, Hubli has always attracted scores of tourists since the ancient past. With a rich history and serene location, tourists have always wanted to come to this city over and over again. One can indulge in shopping here as the city is rich in quality textiles. One can escape to the place like the Unkal Lake and the Bund Garden which are at a distance of just 4km from the city. Other than this you can also go to the Venkateshwara temple behind Nrupatunga Betta. The Gayatri Tapovan is also one place that tourists enjoy here thoroughly. The Glass House Garden must not be missed when you are in this place. So if you are planning a short escapade, then this is the best place for you to visit.
Places To SeeGayatri Tapovan
The site was established by Sri Kumar Swamiji, a famous religious saint. Special spiritual and cultural events are held here. Indira Glass House Garden
This is a good place to visit to see different types of plants and flowers. Regular flower shows are held here along with exhibitions, meetings and programs. There is also a skating ring in the premises. Sri Krishna Balarama Temple
The temple was established by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). It resembles the other ISKCON temple in the country in terms of architecture, inlays and activities. The temple is well-known for its social activities such as serving mid-day meals to about 80, 000 school kids in Hubli and surrounding areas. Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple
Counted as one of the most sacred shrines in Hubli, it attracts hundreds of devotees who come here to seek the Lord’s blessings and view the ancient statue of the deity. Siddharoodha Math
The math honors the memory of Shri Siddharoodha Swamy who accepted samadhi here in 1929. It has attracted several important dignitaries including Lokamanya Gangadhar and Mahatma Gandhi. This religious institution propagates the teachings of Swami Siddharoodha. Tip
: A car festival takes place here on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
Things To DoUnkal Lake
Offering a tranquil environment, the Unkal Lake is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hubli. An idol of Swami Vivekananda finds place in the middle of the lake. There are several recreation activities that you can enjoy along the banks besides taking in the awe inspiring views of the sunset. Boat rides in the lake are also available. Bund Garden
While visiting Unkal lake, you can also spend some time in the nearby Bund Garden which houses a diverse range of colorful plants. Nrupatunga Betta
Situated on Unkal Hills, Nrupatunga Betta provides a bird’s eye view of Hubli and Dharwad. There is also a temple situated here. The availability of paved roads has made it very popular with the morning walkers. Tip
: There is an entrance about 1 kms away from the hill. You need to park here and buy an entry ticket. Maruti Water Park and Water World
The amusement park is a great venue to spend some great family fun together. The place is famous for its water games park and houses several thrilling water slides.